Watch Out For Rise In Unemployment Insurance Fraud, COVID Vaccine Scams Around Maryland, State SaysThe Maryland Department of State Police and the Maryland Department of Labor warn that there is an increase in unemployment insurance related fraud cases and other scams around the region.
3 Maryland Men Charged With Creating Fraudulent Website To Sell COVID-19 VaccinesThree Maryland men are facing federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme to allegedly sell COVID-19 vaccines.
Washington County Man Loses $5K In Scam Appearing To Be Amazon Order, Sheriff's Office SaysThe Washington County Sheriff's Office is warning of a fake Amazon scam after a county resident lost $5,000.
Maryland Correctional Officers, State Employee Charged With Theft, Bribery For Allegedly Altering Timecard EntriesA Baltimore County grand jury indicted two State correctional officers and a state fiscal technician with various charges after they allegedly altered timecard entries so the officers were getting paid for work they did not perform, prosecutors say.
Maryland Company Raging Bull Offering Pandemic Stock Tips Accused Of $137M FraudFederal regulators say the company operators have defrauded consumers out of more than $137 million over the past three years.
Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty For Stealing Benefits Under CARES Act, Aggravated Identity TheftA Baltimore man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the federal charges of conspiracy to steal mail, emergency benefits fraud and aggravated identity theft.
Indictment: Maryland Tax Preparer Used Fraud To Help ClientsFederal prosecutors say a Maryland tax preparer was indicted on fraud charges after she used false or inflated itemized deductions and other means to increase her clients' refunds.
Florida Man Pleads Guilty In $1M Plot To Scam Elderly People Into Sending Boxes Of Cash To MarylandA Florida man has pleaded guilty to a charge that he defrauded more than two dozen elderly people out of nearly $1 million.
Fraud By Fake CIA Operative Garrison Courtney Lands 7-Year Prison Term
California Man Sentenced In Maryland To 3 Years In Prison For Conspiracy To Commit Mail, Wire FraudA California man was sentenced in Maryland to three years in federal prison for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, in connection with a scheme to fraudulently obtain goods using what appeared to be a military e-mail address, according to court documents.
Maryland Mail Carrier, Accomplice Indicted For Allegedly Stealing Credit Cards, Identities Of Victims, BusinessesA mail carrier in Maryland and another man were indicted this week on numerous charges stemming from a scheme in which they allegedly stole credit cards and identities of people and businesses on the carrier's route and opened fake bank accounts in their names.
Maryland Men Presenting Themselves As Pastors Charged In $28M SchemeThree Maryland men presenting themselves as pastors targeted church members and other investors in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded victims out of more than $28 million, according to a federal indictment unsealed Friday.
Baltimore City Professional Counselor Pleads Guilty To Felony Medicaid FraudA Randallstown woman pleaded guilty to one count of felony Medicaid Fraud for submitting claims that caused the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to reimburse her more than $18,000 for services she did not provide.
Bowie Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Federal Prison For False Use Of A PassportA Bowie man was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in federal prison for false use of a passport.
Former Cecil Bank President Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges Stemming From Straw Purchase Of HomeThe former president and CEO of Cecil Bank pleaded guilty Friday to multiple federal charges stemming from a straw purchase of a home the bank had foreclosed on, the justice department said.